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2019 Spring Statement Review

Spring Statement 2019 Review

There were two main conclusions drawn from the Chancellors Spring Statement on March 13th.   Firstly, we received confirmation that the economy is expected to weaken in 2019. The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) revised its forecast for growth down to 1.2%, from the 1.6% prediction in the October Budget. The signs are already evident. International […]

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Autumn Budget 2018 Trick or Treat?

The end of austerity? Don’t bank on it, just yet.

Autumn Budget 2018 Follow-up Yesterday’s Autumn Budget, delivered by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, provided ‘tricks and treats’ in equal measure. It was met with a mixed response from the public, politicians, and the business community alike, with many saying the country’s higher earners were the real winners. There was some good news in the Budget including: […]

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Autumn Budget

Autumn Budget 2018 – What can we expect?

With the Autumn Budget looming large on the horizon, we look at some of the key issues expected to feature and what 2019 might hold in store. The Autumn Budget will take place on 29 October and falls before crunch BREXIT talks take place in mid-November. So, if you’re expecting an in-depth BREXIT update, don’t. […]

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Small business budget tips 2018

Small Business Budgeting Tips for 2018

While running a small business might mean that you’re working with a small budget, this isn’t a good reason to do away with planning. It might seem like a waste of time to be budgeting while you’re still growing your business, but it can help you to spot opportunities and navigate threats. Budgeting is a […]

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Budget 2017 Summary

Budget 2017 Summary

When Mr.Hammond took to his feet yesterday he knew that measures he would introduce would have to not just pacify the UK electorate, but also that he needed set out realistic plans for the country in times of slower growth and continued austerity. There were no real surprises in regard to certain key issues, namely, […]

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